FAQs about NSure Energy and its initiatives:
1.What is NSure Energy?
NSure Reliable Power Solutions is a lithium-ion cell manufacturing company based in India, founded by Mr. Chandrakanth Ramalingam. It specializes in producing lithium-ion cells with a focus on LFP (Lithium Iron Phosphate) chemistry.
2. Where is NSure's manufacturing facility located?
NSure's manufacturing facility is located in Malur, on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India.
3.What is the installed capacity of NSure's Gigafactory?
The Gigafactory has an initial installed capacity of 1.0 GWh (gigawatt-hour) for lithium-ion cell production.
4.Who is the founder of NSure?
Mr. Chandrakanth Ramalingam is the founder of NSure ENergy.
5. How much investment has Mr. Chandrakanth Ramalingam made in NSure?
Mr. Chandrakanth Ramalingam has invested Rs. 1050 crores in NSure.
6. What is the envisaged capacity of NSure's Gigafactory in the future?
The Gigafactory has the potential to expand up to 5 GWh or more in the next phase.
7. When did NSure receive approval from the State High Level Clearance Committee?
NSure received approval from the State High Level Clearance Committee on April 18, 2022.
8. When does NSure plan to start operations at its pilot production setup?
NSure plans to start operations by November 2023.
9. What is the capacity of NSure's pilot production setup?
The pilot plant is capable of producing 100 Lithium-ion cells per shift.
10. What is the purpose of NSure's pilot production setup?
The cells produced in the pilot plant are intended to be delivered to various battery pack assembly and electric car firms as samples for testing and certification.
11.Is NSure establishing an R&D lab near its manufacturing facility?
Yes, NSure is setting up a state-of-the-art R&D lab near its manufacturing facility.
12.What research areas will NSure's R&D lab focus on?
The R&D lab will focus on capacity calibration tests, life cycle tests, non-destructive tests, and destructive tests on individual produced cells/battery packs, among other research areas.
13.Who is NSure collaborating with for ongoing research in cell chemistry performance?
NSure has entered into an agreement with the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) for ongoing research in advancing cell chemistry performance.
14.Why did NSure choose LFP chemistry for its lithium-ion cells?
NSure chose LFP (Lithium Iron Phosphate) chemistry for its lithium-ion cells due to its greater thermal stability, affordability, and suitability for Indian tropical climatic conditions.
15.What sets NSure's lithium-ion cells apart from others?
NSure's lithium-ion cells do not contain rare earth metals such as nickel or cobalt, reducing the risk of fire and mitigating environmental impacts.
16.What is NSure's vision and mission?
NSure's vision is to participate in India's renewable energy and e-mobility needs by providing next-generation storage technologies. Their mission is driven by innovation, quality, and reliability.
17.What is the NSure Open Source Research Hub?
The NSure Open Source Research Hub is a pioneering facility dedicated to energy storage research and innovation. It is the first of its kind in India and aims to redefine the boundaries of research and development in the energy storage sector.
18.Where is the NSure Open Source Research Hub located?
The NSure Open Source Research Hub is located within NSure's factory premises in Bengaluru, India.
19.What is the investment made in the NSure Open Source Research Hub?
NSure has invested Rs. 90 Crores in the Open Source Research Hub.
20.How can researchers participate in the NSure Open Source Research Hub?
Researchers from India and around the world can join the Open Source Research Hub, and NSure aims to have 130 scientists on board.